• Trump draws up plans for military strike on Pyongyang
Trump draws up plans for military strike on Pyongyang

A source familiar with the discussions said the Japanese understood this to include a US military strike on North Korea, possibly if it appeared that Pyongyang was about to test an intercontinental ballistic missile. "The value of training like this is key to our mission to be ready to "Fight Tonight" if called upon". Jared Nichols, the battalion's...

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  • Five tombstones damaged at historic Jewish cemetery in NY
Five tombstones damaged at historic Jewish cemetery in NY

Jewish cemeteries were recently found damaged in Rochester, New York, Philadelphia, Pannesylvania, and near St. Louis, Missouri. A hate-crime task force is investigating whether the damage to the granite and marble tombstones at Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn was intentional.

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  • In Israel Visit New York Gov. Cuomo condemns anti-Semitic attacks
In Israel Visit New York Gov. Cuomo condemns anti-Semitic attacks

The governor flew out Saturday afternoon and will arrive in Israel Sunday morning in the company of five staffers and a handful of Jewish leaders from NY, including Allen Fagin of the Orthodox Union, who introduced the governor Wednesday at the event at The Egg where Cuomo announced the trip.

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  • Erdogan says German journalist held in Turkey was agent and PKK member
Erdogan says German journalist held in Turkey was agent and PKK member

But Zeybekci said he would still go ahead with the visit. After the controversial decision by German authorities, Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned the German ambassador to Ankara to express its disapproval. A third town, Frechen on the outskirts of Cologne, scrapped a rally that had been scheduled for Sunday. "I also think that it was right...

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  • NFL Tries To Hype Up Draft Order Coin Flip
NFL Tries To Hype Up Draft Order Coin Flip

Perhaps the Eagles and Colts will have eyes for the same player after the 13th overall selection, at which point Indianapolis will rue the day the coin didn't fall its way. 79 in the third round, No. 121 in the fourth, No. 160 in the fifth, No. 199 in the sixth and No. 232 in the seventh. We're excited for the draft in Philly.

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  • French presidential candidate François Fillon fights for political survival
French presidential candidate François Fillon fights for political survival

But his support plummeted after the claims were made and he is now polling third, behind Ms Le Pen and 39-year-old centrist Emmanuel Macron. Dozens of buses brought supporters in from around France, while riot police stood guard. Retirees Luc and Marie Houllier braved the blustery weather to denounce what they see as a politically-driven investig...

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  • Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey
Pilot of crashed Syrian jet rescued in Turkey

The Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham told AFP that it had shot down a government plane "as it was overflying Idlib province (in northwestern Syria) and carrying out air strikes". Turkey had not scrambled fighter jets before the plane crashed as officials confirmed that there was no violation of Ankara's airspace. Part of the wreckage of a Syr...

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  • Erdogan lashes out at Germany over cancellation of Turkish ministers rallies
Erdogan lashes out at Germany over cancellation of Turkish ministers rallies

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu criticized German and Dutch restrictions on such gatherings as undemocratic, and said Turkey would press on with them in the run-up to the vote. "We will talk about Germany's actions in the worldwide arena and we will put them to shame in the eyes of the world", Erdogan said. Berlin says the meetings were...

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  • What killed North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother?
What killed North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's half brother?

The investigation was "a conspiracy to impair the dignity of the Republic ( North Korea )", the 47-year-old said in comments carried in Japanese and South Korean media. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says the expulsion of North Korea's ambassador was to warn Pyongyang that they can not manipulate Malaysia's investigation into Ki...

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  • Aadhaar platform for rail tickets
Aadhaar platform for rail tickets

The plan spells out details usually presented in the Rail Budget, which was merged with the Union Budget this year. As per the new business plan 2017-18 launched by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today, the mobile app aims at becoming a one-stop solution for various travel related services, like booking tickets, retiring rooms, booking tour packa...

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  • Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to hold 'high-level talks' in Russian Federation
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to hold 'high-level talks' in Russian Federation

He also said that Russian Federation was ready to wait some time more, "until the new USA administration makes appointments to all important positions and outlines its foreign policy priorities, particularly as far as Russian Federation is concerned".

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  • Jordan executes 15 inmates, including 10 convicted of terrorism
Jordan executes 15 inmates, including 10 convicted of terrorism

The attacks included the 2003 bombing of the Jordanian embassy in Baghdad as well as the 2006 attack at the Roman amphitheatre in Amman, which killed a British tourist. "The murderer was just a tool, and our society needs the uprooting of the ideology and the culture behind him", Hattar, a journalist, told The Associated Press.

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  • Le Pen Faces Vote in European Parliament on Waiver of Immunity
Le Pen Faces Vote in European Parliament on Waiver of Immunity

An investigation was launched by French prosecutors for the crime of "distributing violent images", but Le Pen refused to cooperate, saying she was exempt as an MEP. "Look at the jobs that Donald Trump has brought back to America", Le Pen said. The politician has since slammed the EU's attempt to muzzle her. Members of the EU's legal affairs co...

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  • Boy's drowned body found as mother charged
Boy's drowned body found as mother charged

The body of a missing five-year-old boy has been found in the Murray river at Moama, the New South Wales police have confirmed, according to the ABC. The 27-year-old will appear in Deniliquin Bail Court tomorrow after being extradited from Victoria to New South Wales.

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  • Holder: Obama Will Be Back, Joining Redistricting Efforts
Holder: Obama Will Be Back, Joining Redistricting Efforts

Recent past presidents have dabbled in politics after leaving office, such as President George W. Bush's participation in the presidential campaign for his brother, former Florida Gov. Democrats have also set their sights on challenging Jeff Sessions, President Donald Trump's attorney general. Monday's news ended six years of legal wrangling be...

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  • NY zoo owner: No calf yet for April, the pregnant giraffe
NY zoo owner: No calf yet for April, the pregnant giraffe

If you need more information, here are some general giraffe facts such as their height weight and that they give birth standing up. Zoo officials say they will only announce that April has gone into labor when calf hooves are visible. Animal Adventure says the baby giraffe will stay with April for six to 10 months before it is re-homed. The ...

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  • Woman 'accidentally cremated while still alive'
Woman 'accidentally cremated while still alive'

Rachna's husband, Devesh Chaudhary, 23, after taking possession of the body around 2 AM in the night, took her body to the funeral pyre in Aligarh which was two hours away. "The particles go inside with the breath", police spokesman Rajesh Pandey explained the doctors' findings. Her uncle, Kailash Singh, claims she was reported missing December 1...

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  • Poll sees Irish nationalist vote up in Northern Ireland election
Poll sees Irish nationalist vote up in Northern Ireland election

The NI Assembly was dissolved in December following the resignation of Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness in response to First Minister Arlene Foster's handling of the Renewable Heating Incentive , which is estimated to have cost the taxpayer £400m.

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  • Florida Panthers make big splash, trade for scorer Thomas Vanek from Detroit
Florida Panthers make big splash, trade for scorer Thomas Vanek from Detroit

He has played 291 games with the Red Wings, scoring 15 goals and 52 assists for 67 total points. Vanek, 33, appears headed for a 10th National Hockey League season with at least 20 goals, having scored 15 this season. Smith, 28, had spend his entire career with the Red Wings after being drafted in the first round of the 2007 draft. The Red Wings ...

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  • Mexican Politician: Even With Wall, I Can Jump Into US
Mexican Politician: Even With Wall, I Can Jump Into US

The Mexican government, he says, must provide incentives to companies to hire people who are forced to return, as well as work with USA officials "for the protection of our migrants in the United States". Echoing Mexico's leading politicians, Guerra wrote on Twitter that "human rights, principles and dignity are non-negotiable". Guerra posted t...

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